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Head of City University Will Step Down
James B. Milliken, the chancellor of the largest public university system in the country, said that he was stepping down at the end of the academic year.
Nov 21, 2017 11:33PM - NYTimes
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Most Everything You Learned About Thanksgiving Is Wrong
Blame textbooks, childrens stories or animated specials, but the Thanksgiving story is more complex than most Americans are taught.
Nov 21, 2017 11:31AM - NYTimes
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Working-class children get less of everything in education
When Diane Reay, Cambridge University professor of education, started researching her book about working class childrens experiences of education, she had no idea just how much inequality she would uncover in state schools today. The most important thing I found out was that we are still educating different social classes for different functions in society. She expected to find the English state system was providing roughly the same education for all.
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No, youre not being paranoid. Sites really are watching your every move
If you have the uncomfortable sense someone is looking over your shoulder as you surf the Web, you're not being paranoid. A new study finds hundreds of sitesincluding, adobe.
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Disrupting the World of Private School With Tech and Guinea Pigs
Start-ups, including one from sharing-economy company WeWork, try to shake up the staid, and pricey, status quo of New Yorks independent schools.
Nov 20, 2017 10:00AM - NYTimes
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Retro Report: Questioning Evolution: The Push to Change Science Class
Legislation and lawsuits that reject scientific consensus on issues like evolution and climate change are changing the way science is taught in some schools.
Nov 20, 2017 1:19AM - NYTimes
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Is there really a record number of disadvantaged students in HE?
Jo Johnson keeps telling the House of Commons and repeating in speeches and articles including during my on-stage interview with him at Wonkfest that the participation of disadvantaged students in higher education is at record highs. But is that really true? In a recent debate on higher education funding (11 October) Johnson told the House of Commons that: I find it alarming that Gordon Marsden [the Shadow Minister] is chuntering away saying Its not true. It is true.
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The Brexit Veto: How and why Ireland raised the stakes
On Wednesday 8 November, Taoiseach Leo Varadkar startled the Dil by saying a breakthrough at the EU summit in December was "likely", allowing the Brexit negotiations to move to the future trading arrangements between the UK and the EU. His comments were picked up far and wide, not least because of the importance of Ireland in the first phase of the negotiations. Yet they went against the grain of the prevailing belief that a breakthrough was very much in the balance, at best, or at worst, looking increasingly unlikely.
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How to engage students in learning?
Keeping the students engaged in learning requires some strategic planning in course development and Read the full story by RELATED READS
Nov 22, 2017 7:00AM - e-Learning Feeds (
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What Is Culturally Responsive Teaching? (Video)
74396 What does it mean to be a culturally responsive educator? Who benefits from this approach to teaching? In this video, Travis Bouldin, a world history teacher at Ron Brown College Prep in Washington, D.C., shares his perspective on how this approach to teaching can mitigate some of the effects that poverty, violence, and trauma have on students' ability to learn and to interact with peers and adults.
Nov 21, 2017 10:21PM - Education Week
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Explosive Learning Solutions Returns To The Exhibition Trail In London
ELS will be exhibiting at the UK Security Expo, being held at Londons Olympia on 29th and 30th November. Its training programmes and services will also be featured at the Security & Counter Terror Expo, which is scheduled for 6th and 7th March 2018 at Olympia. Its products and services will also be on display at Learning Technologies, taking place at Olympia on 31st January and 1st February a key event in the corporate learning and development sector.
Nov 21, 2017 10:18PM - eLearning Industry (
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Facebook (Still) Letting Housing Advertisers Exclude Users by Race
In February, Facebook said it would step up enforcement of its prohibition against discrimination in advertising for housing, employment or credit. But our tests showed a significant lapse in the companys monitoring of the rental market. Last week, ProPublica bought dozens of rental housing ads on Facebook, but asked that they not be shown to certain categories of users, such as African Americans, mothers of high school kids, people interested in wheelchair ramps, Jews, expats from Argentina and Spanish speakers.
Nov 21, 2017 6:39PM - ProPublica (
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Here Are Six Strategies for States to Build Stronger Teacher Pipelines
74451 Every state wants more high-quality teachers. To that end, the Council of Chief State School Officers, a nonpartisan group of education chiefs across the country, has released a guidebook for state policymakers to build stronger pipelines into the profession. The group identified six key strategies states should consider to recruit, prepare, and support teachers: Elevate the teaching profession.
Nov 21, 2017 4:51PM - Education Week
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Full-time jobs in English and languages reach new low, MLA report finds
Full-time jobs in English and languages continue to decline, reaching a new low, says preliminary annual jobs report from the Modern Language Association. November 21, 2017 Job ads published with the Modern Language Association declined for a fifth straight year in 2016-17, reaching another new low, according to a preliminary report from the MLA. The associations Job Information List -- a proxy for the tenure-track (or otherwise full-time) job market in English and foreign languages -- included 851 jobs last year in English, 11percent (102 jobs) fewer than the year before.
Nov 21, 2017 3:07PM - (
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In this new world of work its up to everyone to develop themselves
There is no longer such a thing as a job for a life only a life of jobs and as most organisations only train their peopleto do their current job not prepare themfor afuture job itll be up to everyone to take control of their own career as well as their own professional growth and development. In other words,itll be up to every individual to remain marketable and acquire new knowledge and skills in order to keep their job or find a new job. But this wont happen simply through self-study; your futureisnt determined by a curriculum but by continuously keeping up to date with what is happening in your industry or profession and preparing for the future.
Nov 21, 2017 11:50AM - Learning in the Modern Workplace (
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our future is networked and feminine
TIMN is an explanatory model of how human societies have organized: first in Tribes, later with Institutions added (T+I), and in our current society where Markets dominate (T+I+M). As we enter an era where the Network form (T+I+M+N) gains dominance, most of previous organizational forms will evolve to adapt to the new form. The Network form puts into question our current market dominated forms, including our institutions and our families.
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Seth's Blog: The boss goes first
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How To Design A Successful Video-Based Learning Experience
Lets begin by taking a look at the types of videos you can use for your video-based learning strategy: Get the free ebook Charting The Evolution, Success & Growing Popularity Of Video-based Learning Read on this free eBook to understand the evolution and future of Video-based learning. Video gives you the power to visually represent real world situations in which the concepts you are teaching come into play. This is incredibly useful in bringing abstract theories into focus as well as illustrate real events or activities.
Nov 18, 2017 8:21PM - eLearning Industry (
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Game-Based Learning: A Win-Win For Employees And Organizations
For organizations, what matters most is ROI on training, while for learners engagement and transferring the acquired knowledge & skills to their work. As a training manager, you make every effort to balance both knowledge transfer and ROI. When you focus on effective knowledge transfer among employees, the ROI parameter will be taken care of automatically.
Nov 17, 2017 8:21PM - eLearning Industry (
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Maybe more isnt better
In education (and ed tech especially) we have a number of assumptions that seem obvious and they drive a lot of our thinking, particularly around change and implementation of technology. They usually get positive responses when you ask people about them, and often they are valid, but Ive had a few examples recently that highlight the value in questioning some of those unspoken beliefs. The first assumption is Personalised learning is better I mean, that seems obvious right? Its better to have something tailored to your needs rather than one size fits all? Thats probably true, but this report found that students in personalized schools feel less positive about their experience.
Nov 15, 2017 5:44PM - The Ed Techie (
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Bose's new Noise-Masking Sleepbuds may change your life
Bose has been quietly introducing some unconventional products over the last few months, including its Hearphones and Soundwear Companion Speaker, but its upcoming Noise-Masking Sleepbuds are making an unprecedented debut -- for Bose anyway. The company is preselling prototypes by way of an Indiegogo crowdfunding campaign. "Help us put an end to sleepless nights," says a note at the top of the campaign's page.
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This Social Network Thinks Its Solved The Internets Harassment Problem
Social networks are the worst thing about the internet right now. From Facebook to Twitter to Reddit, theyre cesspools of harassment, bullying, and fake newsthe last place people with mental health problems would want to share their stories. But a new social networking app called Huddle claims to be a truly safe digital space.
Nov 10, 2017 2:12PM - Co.Design (
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Send scam emails to this chatbot and itll waste their time for you
Chatbots. Theyre usually a waste of your time, so why not have them waste someone elses instead? Better yet: why not have them waste an email scammers time. Thats the premise behind Re:scam, an email chatbot operated by New Zealand cybersecurity firm Netsafe.
Nov 10, 2017 8:59AM - The Verge (